How we can help your business
We drive our members export agenda through lobbying, policy development and intervention.
Visa & Legalisation
We facilitate business visas and legalisation of documentation through our strong working relationships with the 50+ Embassies and Consulates based in Dublin and London (where Ireland is accredited).
We assist our members to identify and access new markets, develop their business overseas, help them to make in-market connections and deal with market challenges.
Education & Training
We offer our members a range of training courses on matters relating to export compliance and best practice in international trade.
R&D & Supply Chain Seminar Shannon Airport
The Irish Exporters Association (IEA), in association with Rhenus Logistics Ireland, Iarnród…Book
GDP Champion Refresher
Update of any industry changes involving GDP including rules surrounding your responsibilities…Book
INCOTERMS® 2010 – Dublin
About the course The IEA Incoterms® 2010 course will teach companies the…Book
Supply Chain Webinar on Future Trends 20.11.19
In collaboration with GS1 Ireland this webinar will present the future trends…Book
Customs Awareness Level 1
Learn how to manage your dealings with EU customs more efficiently at…Book
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What our members say
“Bimeda have been a member of the Irish Exporters Association for many years and I have found them to be very proactive when assistance is requested. They are problem solvers, hardworking, professional and know how to support companies on their export journey. I would definitely recommend joining to anyone who works in the export industry.”
Karen Cunningham, Bimeda
The Irish Export Association has been a great help to us with consular assistance, visa applications and general enquiries. We have also attended workshops and focus meetings and they have without fail been of interest, importance and primarily useful. The association gives us the opportunity to meet and support other exporters and we would highly recommend joining.
Lyn Sharkey, Sales & Marketing Director, Abcon Industrial Products Ltd
“The Irish Exporters Association has been helping Tipperary Crystal for over 30 years. Our needs have been multi demanding; relating to various exporting issues relevant to different parts of the globe – the IEA is our solution to most issues encountered. Over the years, we have developed business associates, been involved in industry partnerships and made great friends through a wider range of networking opportunities. The IEA is a real partner for businesses.”
Declan Fearon, Tipperary Crystal
“Having dealt with the Consular Services Department for the past few years, the team are an essential part for the ease at which Health Registration files for exports can be progressed and completed. Covering countries in South America, Asia and nearer, each country having a different outlook on their requirements, they offer in valuable support with their outstanding knowledge and service.”
Helen O’Shea, First Ireland Spirits
“A critical constituent of our supply chain is providing our services through a secure distribution network and companies accredited with the GDP Passport from the Irish Exporters Association play a key role in helping us maintain this security. We deal solely with companies that have the GDP Passport accreditation and always request that drivers provide their GDP Passport training card when they arrive on our site.“
John Whelan, Servier
“Being a new member to the Irish Exporters Association my initial findings are that I have found the team to be very supportive friendly and professional. The support they provide and the networking / mentoring opportunities provided to their members contacts to companies on their initial export journey is a fantastic resource. I would definitely recommend joining to anyone who works in the export industry.. The Irish Exporters Association is a great place for any Irish Exporter no matter what stage of their growth Journey they are at.”
Chris McManus, Tullamore Dew William Grant & Sons Irish Manufacturing Ltd
“I found the Customs Level 2 training course very interesting and informative – it was a morning well spent and it will definitely benefit NPP in the long run.
I feel that I got a good direction as to what preparations our company should be making and what we should expect from our suppliers in order to get our operations ready for Brexit.”
Anna Dabska, NPP
“CSafe Global are eternally grateful for the IEA’s dedication, support, and collaboration with the launch event and for helping us increase awareness of our product portfolio and capabilities in Ireland. Our launch event would definitely not have been as successful without their help. They were the ideal partner. “